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CLAS 141_quiz_1_09_answers - CLAS 141: SPECTACLE AND...

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CLAS 141: SPECTACLE AND ENTERTAINMENT IN ANCIENT ROME Quiz #1: ANSWERS! September 8, 2009 1. A Roman wife might or might not be legally a member of her husband’s familia , and thus completely under his control. On what did her legal status depend? A. the type of marriage contract she entered into B. her age at marriage C. whether she gave birth to a son D. her father’s legal status E. all of the above A 2. The genre of Roman drama that Plautus and Terence wrote – which is the only genre that has survived to the present day – was called: A. fabula togata B. fabula praetexta C. Atellan farce D. fabula palliata E. Roman tragedy D 3. What was the “Roman Revolution”? A. the time early in Rome’s history when the aristocrats overthrew the kings and became a Republic B. the period after Rome defeated Carthage in the Punic Wars C. the bloody transition from a Republican form of government to the Empire D. the process of Christianizing the Roman Empire E. the fall of the Roman Empire C 4. What is unusual about Rome’s various myths about its own foundation?
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A. they emphasize violence and criminality
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